Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond is  the sequel to Star Trek Into Darkness(2013). It is the thirteenth film in the Star Trek film franchise and the third installment in the reboot series. The cast and director were recently in Dubai for a press conference.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 30:L-R: Executive Producer Jeffrey Chernov, Writer Douglas Jung, Director and Producer Justin Lin, Chris Pine, Writer and Actor Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Idris Elba, Karl Urban attend a press conference promoting 'Star Trek Beyond' at Burj Al Arab on September 30, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

The film is directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Doug Jung and Simon Pegg based on the series of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 30: Writer and Actor Simon Pegg attends a press conference promoting 'Star Trek Beyond' at Burj Al Arab on September 30, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) *** Local Caption *** Simon Pegg

Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto reprise their roles as Captain James T. Kirk and Commander Spock, with Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho and Anton Yelchin reprising their roles from the previous film, with Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella joining the film’s principal cast.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 30: Actor Karl Urban attends a press conference promoting 'Star Trek Beyond' at Burj Al Arab on September 30, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) *** Local Caption *** Karl Urban

Principal photography began on June 25, 2015 in Vancouver.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 30: L-R: Actors Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, attend a press conference promoting 'Star Trek Beyond' at Burj Al Arab on September 30, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) *** Local Caption *** Chris Pine; Simon Pegg; Zachary Quinto

The film is scheduled for a July 22, 2016 release. The film will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise.

Images courtesy of United International Pictures Singapore

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